The Rundown — September 16

RFE/RL in the Media

# “Washington Examiner” picks up Li Luo’s infographic on foreign fighters in Iraq and Syria

# Daily Beast cites RFE/RL reporting on anti-gay acts in Kazakhstan

# “The Nation” cites RFE/RL reporting on Scottish referendum

# RFE/RL Russian Service coverage of LGBT rally cited in Muftah in piece about nationalist split

# Carnegie mentions RFE/RL in piece about West’s long-term readiness for Ukraine



# Russia warns of “far-reaching, unfortunate consequences” over “ethnic tensions” in Baltics; full speech text

# Russia to create emergency fund to deal with sanctions 

# “Russians Will Not Yield” – Sergey Karaganov, “Financial Times” 

# What Russia was saying about Ukraine one year ago



# “Bitter Survivors and Caravans of Coffins from Ukraine’s “Eastern Boiler”” – Anna Nemtsova, Daily Beast

Ian Bateson 

# “How Putin Got His Way in Ukraine” – Simon Shuster, “Time” 

# Decadent Kyiv

# Five ways for NATO, U.S. to support Ukraine

# Photos: Kyiv in ’55


Middle East

# A long-read from inside Aleppo

# Al-Qaeda militants flooding into Yemen amid unrest

# In search of a digital caliphate

# Inside the chilling online world of the women of IS



# Khamenei says he personally rejected U.S. offer on cooperation over IS; Kerry says open to it

# Iran providing logistical support, weapons to fighters in Iraq

# Iran rethinking its support for Assad



# Why the candidates can’t reach a deal 

# Could Karzai stay on?

# Al-Qaeda Indian branch “laughing stock” of terror world?

# “Imran Khan’s Threat to Pakistan Democracy” – “Financial Times” 



# Turkish EU minister calls for new era in relations with Armenians

# Azerbaijan shows off military industrial complex at country’s first weapons show


Of Interest

# Peak Greenwald?

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